Friedrich Nietzsche: history's most controversial philosopher
The story behind the man who said "God is dead"
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Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the best known philosophers in history, but not entirely due to the merits of his work. He gave life to many contentious theories about the human race and the nature of our existence. While they were controversial in their own right, they were made even more controversial thanks to an incorrect association with Nazi ideology.
Indeed, Nietzsche lived a short and difficult life full of pain and loneliness, and was sadly misunderstood both in life and death. Nonetheless, he produced some of the most influential philosophical texts of all time and finally received posthumous appreciation. Click through the following gallery to get the real story of this complicated man.
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